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WHAT IS AN UNCONTESTED GUARDIANSHIP?

When an individual becomes incapacitated due to age or disability, family members often wonder how to gain legal authority to care for the incapacitated loved one. Family members need to fully understand Texas guardianship law so that they can properly gain the needed legal powers.  Today's blog post will summarize the beginning part of the guardianship process.

WHAT IS THE STANDARD POSSESSION ORDER?

Parents who are contemplating separation are often confused about what types of visitation rights each parent will have with the children.  Today's blog post will address what is known as the  "Standard Possession Order", which is the visitation schedule that most Courts typically order.  Today's blog post will summarize the important elements of the Standard Possession Order.

HOW DO I PROBATE A WILL AS A MUNIMENT OF TITLE?

Family members of deceased loved ones face many personal challenges.  In addition to the obvious personal loss with its associated emotional and financial consequences, family must also tend to the legal matters of the estate.  Probate is the legal process by which the family is legally able to take possession and control of the assets of the decedent, distribute the assets to the beneficiaries of the estate, and resolve any outstanding debts of the estate.  Today's blog post will address a somewhat simplified form of probate known as "muniment of title". 

EFFECTIVE CO-PARENTING

When parents separate, children experience an unmistakeable sense of loss.  This loss brings anxiety and fear to most children.  Depending on the age and personality of the children, the relationship between the children and each parent, and the parents' ability and willingness to co-parent, the children may be able to function and even thrive despite the parents' separation.  Today's blog post will address four important factors that determine the children's well-being after the separation.

WHAT ARE THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF A GUARDIAN OF THE PERSON?

Family members seeking legal authority to care for an incapacited loved one need to fully understand the guardianship process.  Guardianship in Texas is a fairly straightforward legal process that accomplishes the appointment of a legal guardian over the incapacitated individual.  Two different types of guardianship may be ordered - guardianship of the person and guardianship of the estate.  Today's blog post will address some of the most basic powers and duties assigned to a guardian of the person.

WHAT ARE THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF A GUARDIAN OF THE PERSON?

Family members seeking legal authority to care for an incapacited loved one need to fully understand the guardianship process.  Guardianship in Texas is a fairly straightforward legal process that accomplishes the appointment of a legal guardian over the incapacitated individual.  Two different types of guardianship may be ordered - guardianship of the person and guardianship of the estate.  Today's blog post will address some of the most basic powers and duties assigned to a guardian of the person.

WHAT IF MY EX DOESN'T ALLOW MY VISITATION?

When parents are separated, questions arise regarding each parent's possession of and access to the children.  If the parents can't agree on possession issues, a Court order is usually obtained, which provides for custody and specific visitation rights for the so-called "non-custodial" parent.  When the custodial parent does not comply with the visitation order, the non-custodial parent has the legal right to enforce the visitation rights in Court.  Today's blog post will address the important remedies that may be sought in Court.

SEPARATE PROPERTY V. COMMUNITY PROPERTY

When spouses contemplate divorce, one of the primary questions centers on the division of the property.  The division of property in Texas is a rather complex issue, and understanding the law is a critical component of the decision-making process. Today's blog post will outline the difference between separate property and community property and the role the difference plays in the division of property.

WHAT IS PROBATE?

Many Americans are aware that following death, a legal process known as probate is generally necessary.  However, many do not know exactly how the probate process works.  Probate in Texas is a relatively smooth and simple process, compared to many states.  Today's blog post will define the Texas probate process and outline the basic steps that must be completed.

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